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Our Family Program

At Parkdale Center, we recognize the integral role that family plays in the recovery journey of our clients. Our comprehensive approach to family involvement focuses on education, support, and fostering healing within the family unit. This commitment is reflected in our Family Program, designed to provide families with valuable insights into addiction, family dynamics, codependency, and other related issues. Additionally, our ongoing Zoom support meetings for family and loved ones create a space for continuous connection and understanding.

Parkdale Center is an Indiana drug rehab that offers comprehensive addiction treatment services.

Our Indiana Family Therapy Program

Indiana Family Therapy: Bridging Gaps and Promoting Healing

Our Family Program is a cornerstone of our commitment to holistic recovery. It comprises two main components, each carefully crafted to address the diverse needs of families impacted by addiction.

2-Day In-Person Family Program:
  • Conducted once a month, our 2-Day Family Program brings families together for in-depth education and healing. This program is designed to impart knowledge about addiction, family systems, codependency, and various family-related issues.
  • Participants engage in meaningful discussions and activities that promote understanding and empathy, fostering an environment conducive to healing.
  • By creating a safe space for open communication, we empower families to navigate the complexities of addiction and recovery together.
Weekly Zoom Support Meeting:
  • Recognizing the need for ongoing support, we host a weekly Zoom meeting specifically for family and loved ones. This virtual platform allows participants to connect with others facing similar challenges, share experiences, and receive guidance from our experienced team.
  • The weekly meetings provide a continuous support system, reinforcing the lessons learned during the in-person Family Program and addressing real-time concerns

While family members do not receive formal education or presentations before attending the Family Program, we prioritize personalized approaches to address individual needs. When indicated, families undergo thorough assessments and engage in conversations with our experienced team before their loved ones are admitted to our program. This proactive approach ensures that families are equipped with the information and support necessary to actively participate in the recovery process.

Education services offer families the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the nature of addiction, its causes, and its effects. By dispelling myths and misconceptions, families can approach addiction with informed perspectives, reducing stigma and fostering empathy.

Families equipped with accurate information can make more informed decisions regarding the type of support they provide to their loved one. Education empowers families to actively participate in the treatment process and contribute meaningfully to the recovery journey.

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What We Do

Addiction Treatment For the Career-Driven

Withdrawal Management

We offer medically supervised withdrawal management to help you take the first step towards freedom.

Partial Hospitalization

Our partial hospitalization program offers you the benefits of inpatient treatment without the restrictions.

Intensive Outpatient

The intensive outpatient program at Parkdale Center was designed specifically for working professionals.

Dual-Diagnosis Treatment

Learn more about our dual-diagnosis treatment philosophy and how we treat co-occurring mental illness.

Career Restoration Program

At Parkdale Center we offer career restoration services for all clients in need of repair from substance abuse.

Telemedicine Services

For clients who need more flexibility when seeking treatment we offer telemedicine services.
Help for Professionals

Our Professional Treatment Options

At Parkdale Center, we offer a number of specialized treatment programs designed for working professionals who are struggling with drug & alcohol abuse. To learn more about our individualized treatment programs explore our “What is a Professional?” page.

Our Approach

Family Therapy in Addiction Treatment

Engaging in family therapy offers a multifaceted approach to addiction recovery by addressing various crucial aspects of familial dynamics. The key aspects involve understanding the intricacies of addiction. Through family therapy, families gain valuable insights into the nature, causes, and effects of addiction, fostering empathy and dispelling myths or misconceptions. This newfound understanding establishes a foundation for a more supportive environment conducive to recovery.

Another essential focus of family therapy is breaking the cycle of codependency. Families often develop codependent patterns in response to a loved one’s addiction. Family therapy plays a pivotal role in identifying and addressing these behaviors, empowering family members to establish healthier boundaries and relationships. By dismantling codependency, families create a more balanced and supportive framework for the recovery journey.

Communication and conflict resolution represent a vital component of family therapy. Addiction can strain communication within families, hindering the ability to express emotions and resolve conflicts constructively. Family therapy intervenes by teaching effective communication strategies, enhancing the family’s capacity to navigate challenges in a more constructive manner.

Addressing past trauma constitutes another significant aspect of family therapy. Addiction can unearth underlying traumas within the family, contributing to the complexity of the recovery process. Family therapy provides a safe space to address and heal these wounds, fostering a collective journey toward recovery that acknowledges and respects each family member’s experiences.

Situated in Chesterton, a suburban area about an hour east of Chicago and strategically positioned near Indianapolis and South Bend, Parkdale Center offers a tranquil and private setting for recovery. Chesterton itself is a charming small town with a quaint downtown area, providing a peaceful backdrop for the transformative journey of our clients.

Our Indiana addiction treatment center is nestled in a wooded area, adorned with a small lake, creating a serene and picturesque campus. The living accommodations, housed in a former bed and breakfast, exude a homey and comfortable atmosphere. Far from corporate sterility, our surroundings are intentionally designed to promote a sense of warmth and ease, which is essential for the healing process.

Parkdale Center's location in Northwest Indiana comes with unique benefits and attractions. Despite its proximity to other towns and transportation hubs, our facility remains discreet and private. This exclusivity contributes to the sense of serenity and focus on individual recovery.

Moreover, our location places us in close proximity to the Indiana Dunes National and State Parks, offering not only natural beauty but also opportunities for outdoor recreation. The larger Northwest Indiana area provides diverse attractions, shopping, and entertainment, enhancing the overall experience for our clients and their families.


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Addiction often strains relationships and erodes trust within the family unit. Family therapy provides a structured environment for rebuilding connections, fostering trust, and promoting emotional healing among family members, creating a more stable foundation for recovery.

Family therapy contributes to the long-term well-being of the individual by focusing on sustaining recovery beyond the treatment period. Family involvement becomes a cornerstone for the individual’s ability to navigate challenges post-rehab, emphasizing the importance of a supportive family environment in maintaining lasting recovery.

At Parkdale Center, family involvement is not just encouraged; it’s an integral part of our approach to recovery. Through education, support programs, and the serene backdrop of our facility, we aim to create an environment where families can actively contribute to the healing and transformation of their loved ones. Contact us today to embark on a journey of comprehensive recovery, where family plays a crucial role in the path to lasting wellness.

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